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My mother was diagnosed after a colonscopy with mild erythema in sigmoid colon. infective colitis. what does this mean. ?

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Dr. Martin Fried answered

Specializes in Nutrition

Infection: It means the person doing the procedure felt she had an infection that made the lining of her colon red and inflamed. Hopefully, the infection is gone as well as the symptoms and your mom is on the road to healing. Best of health to both of you

Answered 5/23/2017

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